charge nurse resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Proven leadership focused on increasing and enhancing patient care and satisfaction. Streamline safety protocols for comprehensive patient care. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service.

  • Medication Administration
  • Critical Thinking
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Decision Making
  • Group and Individual Instruction
  • Medical Supply Management
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Reliable and Responsible
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Nursing Protocol Development
  • Conflict Resolution
Work History
03/2021 to Current Charge Nurse State Of Indiana | North Vernon, IN,
  • Monitored nursing care, patient assessment processes and treatment implementations.
  • Implemented quality patient care techniques to align with safety, health and organizational regulations.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Triaged incoming phone calls from emergency rooms and inpatient units to determine needs and prioritize care.
  • Supervised patient admissions and discharges from facility to home care, rehabilitative facility or self-care.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Participated in AICDC policy committee to discuss policies, propose revisions and implement changes.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Educated patients and caregivers of various available external resources to support wound management, disease management and medication administration.
  • Documented medications administered, treatments and patient procedures performed in appropriate records according to privacy requirements.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Performed triage on incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Cared for patients in 40-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients
03/2020 to 03/2021 Registered Nurse Terros, Inc. | Globe, AZ,
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Cared for patients in 40-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients.
  • Administered medications to 40 patients and monitored response to medications.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Explained course of care and medication side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
01/2020 to 08/2020 Registered Nurse Terros, Inc. | Green Valley, AZ,
  • Analyzed and interpreted patients' histories, symptoms, physical findings and diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnosis.
  • Monitored ongoing metrics for children with chronic health conditions, both remotely and within office settings.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities.
  • Managed pediatric patients ranging from 11 months to three years old with medically complex conditions.
  • Remained calm during high-stress, critical situations, demonstrating sustained focus and problem-solving in real-time.
  • Came up with treatment plans and communicated with patients about options, medications and self-management.
  • Performed tracheostomy care, nebulizer treatments, suction, tube feedings, and tracheostomy changes on medically complex pediatric patients.
  • Thrived in high volume atmosphere providing care ranging from wellness visits to illnesses, injuries, and life-threatening conditions.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, tracheostomy care and respiratory care.
Expected in 05/2019 to to Associate of Science | Nursing Normandale Community College, Minneapolis, MN GPA:
  • Registered Nurse, RN - #2476775, August 2019- Current
  • BLS, American Heart Association - February 2022- February 2024
  • Respiratory Equipment Basics- February 2020- Current
  • Trilogy Ventilator- February 2020- Current
  • Tracheostomy Tube Essentials- February 2020- Current

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School Attended

  • Normandale Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Charge Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse


  • Associate of Science

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